Litoria pallida
Pale Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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From the Kimberley region in Western Australia through northern Northern Territory and into northern Queensland. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 922600 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Ranges from dry, open forest to the periphery of floodplains and temporarily flooded grasslands. Males call from November to March from the edge of water. About 50 � 350 eggs are laid on the surface of water in temporary pools. Tadpoles develop in 8 � 10 weeks.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.


Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.

Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.

Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria pallida: Pale Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 20, 2018.

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